I am often asked, “how long will it take to implement our new solution?” My stock and somewhat disappointing answer is always – it depends. As with all system implementations, there are four..
As I sent my son back to school last month, I quickly realized the carefree days of summer were behind us. It means battles over stricter bedtime, doing homework and more screen-time limits. It..
I used to define negotiation as that arduous battle of wills between two parties that was best illustrated by my least favorite activity in the world…buying a car. That was until I became a..
I recently took my six-year old to see Beauty and the Beast. After the movie, he began asking questions like “Why did the Beast throw the rose on the ground?” or “Why did the Enchantress turn the..
The financial crisis of 2008-2009 erupted across the globe, leaving a wide array of proposed regulations in its wake. Over the past seven years many regulations have been written and implemented..
Say “Rule 504” to Chief Compliance Officers of NY Financial Institutions and it may send chills down their spine. Recent regulatory lapses and cases involving penalties against financial..
As organizations attempt to stay ahead of cyber threats, Social Engineering tops the list of the most popular hacking methods. Social Engineering is the use of human interaction to obtain..
The FASB and IASB (“the Boards”) are expected to finalize their respective new lease accounting standards towards the end of 2015. The Boards..
PeopleSoft has lived a long life. For years, organizations could select and implement PeopleSoft knowing that it provided a solid business platform and scalability to meet their needs. However, like..
In the wake of the global financial crisis, large financial institutions continue to face a myriad of internal and..